Rain

The sky is dark and the rain starts to pour, and I am not bothered because I am prepared. In this country, it is a must to always have an umbrella with you- rain or shine. But I curse myself as the bus stops and I realize that I have left mine just when I […]

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Unmasking the Masked: The Reality of Anxiety

My dear readers, this is a tale. Once upon a time, there was a young woman in her early 20s. She has achieved a lot in life- with her adventurous college years coming to end with her greatest achievement: with honors. She has worked hard enough to battle poverty to finally come to a place […]

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A Judgment of Character

The amazing thing about people is that time doesn’t really measure how much you know them. It’s confusing to see people you’ve known for years to become a stranger to you. Or someone you are with to somebody you used to know. It’s crazy to witness an unmasking of a fear you never really know […]

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Wanted: Hell Torturer

Satan gives you a personal tour of the place. You didn’t have much choice when he captured you for the job as the new torturer. You had been in the hospital, brain dead after a car accident. You aren’t religious, and never believed in an afterlife, so you screamed when he came for you, in […]

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Dear Friend

Dear Friend, There are a lot of questions in my head right now, and I can assume you ask yourself the same. Why is life so ironic? Why is everything complicated? Like for instance: If you ask someone about the color of the sky, they will intend to explain it in a most scientific way […]

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When Should I Trust? Who Should I Trust?

When should I trust? Who should I trust? Dear Friend, In a battle, a warrior must guide his own back. There is no one to fully trust, because sometimes, exposing your vulnerability will only mean danger for you. My friend, in a war where in you are left alone to fight for yourself and the […]

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Icarus and the Sun

I’ve tried to understand how our story went and now I know that our love is that of Icarus and the Sun too blinding, too risky, too deadly- it was meant to end as fast as it started. I am the blinding Sun you’ve yearned for years but you’ve forgotten you’re made of wax so […]

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Fallen Angel

Why are stories of angels being cast away were always about them falling in love? of how they have gazed upon a face and felt their souls ache longing for greater than what is above Yet, even as they are damned they would do everything to protect and save their beloved They say that being […]

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Wear Your Scars Like an Armor

You have always been questioned about your scars. You would sometimes give a laugh for an answer, for you know that even without your words they already have assumed answers on their head. And they look at you with curious eyes, not knowing that you can see through them. You can see their judgments, you […]

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